Text: S.1242 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 104th Congress]
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[S. 1242 Introduced in Senate (IS)]







104th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1242

  To authorize the National Institute of Justice to provide technical 
 assistance to State and local law enforcement entities, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

           September 14 (legislative day, September 5), 1995

  Mr. Bradley introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
  To authorize the National Institute of Justice to provide technical 
 assistance to State and local law enforcement entities, and for other 
                               purposes.
    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``National Institute of Justice 
Technology Assistance Act of 1995''.

SEC. 2. TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE.

    Section 202 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 
1968 (42 U.S.C. 3722) is amended by adding at the end the following new 
subsection:
    ``(e) Technology Assistance.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Director shall provide assistance to 
        State and local government law enforcement entities to 
        identify, select, develop, modernize, and purchase new 
        technologies to provide a safer environment for police officers 
        and to more efficiently and effectively fight crime.
            ``(2) Authorization of appropriations.--There are 
        authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection--
                    ``(A) $10,000,000 for fiscal year 1996, which shall 
                be in addition to the amounts authorized and 
                appropriated to the National Institute for Justice for 
                such fiscal year 1996 on the date of enactment of the 
                National Institute of Justice Technology Assistance Act 
                of 1995; and
                    ``(B) $10,000,000 for fiscal year 1997, which shall 
                be in addition to amounts otherwise authorized for the 
                National Institute of Justice.''.
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